Frank Baum Non Oz books
January 1, 2002
www.RareOzBooks.com - Collectible, Rare, First editions > Frank Baum Non Oz books > 1897 - Mother Goose in Prose 1st edition - $7000
Way and Williams, Chicago, 1897. Hardcover Decorative Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good+. First Edition. Over 9.75" - 12" tall. A magnificent copy of L. FRANK BAUM'S first children's book AND the first book by famous illustrator, MAXFIELD PARRISH. The last story in the book introduces a little girl by the name of Dorothy who, unbeknownst to her and perhaps her creator, had an exciting future ahead of her with the Wizard of Oz and Toto. 12 full page illustrations by Maxfield Parrish are all present;

Mother Goose in Prose brought Parrish immediate recognition as a young book illustrator

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